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Title of the Position:

Financial Model Auditor

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

To do Internal Audits of all Financial en Economic Evaluation Models for The Company. Ensure that assumptions made in financial models are valid and that the models are compliant with templates and guidelines and include adequate risk assessments. Facilitate the external review process of models and ensure that the recommendations arising from these reviews are incorporated into the guidelines. To standardize financial and economic evaluation models and modelling input in The Company.

Knowledge:

  • Financial acumen in line with experience.
  • Advanced applied Excel skills.
  • Exposure to projects.
  • Ability to see the big picture.
  • Excellent analytic ability.
  • SAP, Great Plains or Accpac system knowledge.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the applicant can demonstrate that he/she has developed the necessary competencies through experience, a BCom degree or equivalent diploma is required. At least 5 years experience in financial accountant and / or management accounting on a management level in a medium sized organisation environment is required. Exposure to disciplines other than finance would be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review financial models for accuracy, timeliness and relevance of financial model outputs.
  • Ensure that models are built according to the investment guidelines and results were logically analysed.
  • Ensure that models built are on an acceptable standard.
  • Audit and monitor the effects of trends, changed cost and income drivers and organisational changes on the project’s outcome by ensuring that all relevant options are included.
  • Plan and organise an audit plan to enhance departments overall accuracy and correctness of model financial results.
  • Make recommendations on overall process of financial modelling.
  • Monitor economic trends for impact on financial evaluation of projects.
  • Report on the findings and recommendations and monitor the implementation of recommendations.
  • Review the validity of business cases for investment purposes.
  • Assess the impact of changes in pricing, sales volume and costs that affect profitability for specified projects.
  • Work with management to ensure a system is in place which ensures that all major risks are identified and analysed.
  • Report on the value for money of investment with special regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Facilitate the external auditing of all major financial models and ensure that recommendations arising from these reviews are incorporated into the guidelines.
  • Develop a framework, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and a guideline in applying the Independent Review of Capital Cost.
  • Develop and maintain a standardized template for Financial Model Inputs for The Company with the intent to escalate to all The Company Divisions.
  • Develop standardized financial evaluation models to be used in The Company and to compile a modelling guideline for use in The Company.
  • To develop a financial and economic evaluation course for The Company.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Analyst: Feasibility

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

To optimize capital projects in the organisation by developing fitting business models, analysing results and alternatives. Advise project team on best direction, present and recommend final solution. And ensuring that business modelling skills are transferred to the operating divisions.

Knowledge:

  • Financial acumen in line with experience.
  • Exposure to projects.
  • Ability to see the big picture.
  • SAP, Great Plains or Accpac system knowledge.
  • Analytical ability coupled with exposure to a variety of industries.
  • Excellent proven advanced Excel proficiency.
  • Exposure to various costing methodologies and systems (activity based costing, indirect costing allocations, capitalisation of borrowing etc.).
  • Exposure to and experience in a project environment at a senior level.
  • Exposure to disciplines other than finance would be an advantage.
  • Extensive experience in the preparation of proposals at executive and board level.
  • In-depth exposure to projects in its various phases.
  • Exposure to foreign exchange transactions, including letters of credit, forwards cover, liaison with shipping agents and insurance agents and involving fairly large amounts.
  • Exposure to interpretation and review of legal documents.
  • Exposure to NEC contracts preferable but not essential.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the applicant can demonstrate that he/she has developed the necessary competencies through experience, a BCom degree or equivalent diploma is required. At least 10 years’ work experience in financial management and general management on an executive level in a medium sized organisation is required. Proven ability to interact with people at all levels. Good verbal and written communication skills, specific ability to write and/or edit financial information on business cases.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop business models to optimize capital program for the organisation.
  • Gather inputs and documentation (on project scope, economic parameters, and trends etc), analyse and benchmark current economic conditions for the commodity, develop the financial model and business case.
  • Present and recommend financial and business viability of submissions.
  • Review the validity of business cases for investment purposes.
  • Oversee and analyse, advise and recommend price, tariff options and other outputs for financial viability.
  • Advise on project finance options.
  • Analyse financial records.
  • Analyse and monitor the effects of trends, changes costs and income drivers and organisational changes on the project outcome.
  • Monitor economic trends for impact on financial evaluation of projects.
  • Predict, manage and adjust current and future cash flows or projects as appropriate.
  • Assess the impact of changes on pricing, sales volume and costs that affect profitability for specified projects.
  • Manage, oversee and direct business modelling section, i.e. planning / feasibility.
  • Provide financial and project information to group divisions such as group finance, risk, treasury and business units to ensure cohesion in financial matters.
  • Ensure projects cash flows are sufficiently provided for.
  • Disseminate information on capital projects and prepare appropriate presentations for specified forums.
  • Obtain and interpret external expert opinions on financial matters affecting capital projects.
  • Participate in general management.
  • Review and input on internal audit carried out for all projects. Commissioning internal audit action where required.
  • Consolidate reports, financial and other as required by the CFO.
  • Develop best practice on business modelling for the organisation.
  • Review monthly expenditure reports on owner cost.
  • Develop budgets for the projects owner cost for the Programme Director’s and Planning’s divisions.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Analyst - Planning

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

To optimise capital projects in The Company by developing fitting business models, analysing results and alternatives, advise project team on best direction, present and recommend final solution and ensuring that business modelling skills are transferred to the operating divisions.

Knowledge:

  • Financial acumen in line with experience.
  • Exposure to projects.
  • Ability to see the big picture.
  • SAP, Great Plans or Accpac system knowledge.
  • Knowledge of NEC contracts (preferable but not essential).
  • Knowledge of various costing methodologies and systems (Activity based costing, indirect costing allocations, capitalisation of borrowing, etc.)
  • Exposure to foreign exchange transactions, including letters of credit, forward cover, liaison with shipping agents and insurance agents.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the applicant can demonstrate that he/she has developed the necessary competencies through experience, a BCom degree or equivalent diploma is required. At least 10 years experience in financial management and general management on an executive level in a medium sized organisation environment is required. Exposure to and experience in a project environment at senior level. Exposure to disciplines other than finance would be an advantage. Extensive experience in the preparation of proposals at executive and board level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop business models to optimize capital programs for The Company.
  • Gather inputs and documentation (on project scope, economic parameters and trends, etc.), analyse and benchmark current economic conditions for the commodity, develop the financial model and business case.
  • Present and recommend financial and business viability of submissions.
  • Review the validity of business cases for investment purposes.
  • Oversee and analyse, advise and recommend price, tariff options and other outputs for financial viability.
  • Advise on project finance options.
  • Analyse financial records.
  • Analyse and monitor the effects of trends, changed costs and income drivers and organisational changes on the projects outcome.
  • Monitor economic trends for impact on financial evaluation of projects.
  • Predict, manage and adjust current and future cash flows or projects as appropriate.
  • Assess the impact of changes on pricing, sales volume and costs that affect profitability for specified projects.
  • Manage, oversee and direct business modelling section, i.e. Planning/ Feasibility.
  • Provide financial and project information to Group divisions such as Group finance, Risk, Treasury and business units to ensure cohesion in financial matters.
  • Ensure projects cash flow are sufficiently provided for by The Company.
  • Disseminate information on capital projects and prepare appropriate presentations for specified forums such as DPE, National Treasury, The Company Board, etc.
  • Obtain and interpret external expert opinion on financial matters affecting capital projects.
  • Participate in general management of The Company Projects.
  • Review and input on internal audit carried out for all projects. Commissioning internal audit action where required.
  • Consolidate reports, financial and other as required by CFO.
  • Develop best practice on business modelling for The Company Group.
  • Review monthly expenditure reports on owners cost.
  • Develop budgets for The Company Projects owners cost for the Programme Directors and also for the Planning divisions.

 

 

Title of the Position:

HR Manager – Organisation Development & Remuneration

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Job Purpose:

To review, manage and implement best practice organisational development and remuneration strategies so that it becomes the employer of choice.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the applicant can demonstrate that he/she has gained the necessary competencies through experience, a three-year National First Degree or National Higher Diploma in HR or N6/T3/S4 or "NQF" Level 6. At least 3 years’ experience in providing an HR advisory service to management within a small to medium sized organization and 3 years’ experience in performing an independent generalist labour relations advisory service to Line Management. Drivers license code 8.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review, align and implement Group organizational development initiatives so that it enables the achievement of business objectives, empowers and supports employees to achieve and success, and facilitates the Company becoming an employer of choice.
  • Review, align and implement the Group Remuneration strategy
  • Provide specialist remuneration advise so that employees are remunerated according to acceptable industry norms and standards.
  • Establish industry and international benchmarks per job category and propose salary benchmarks. This includes: conducting best practice research on leading remuneration and/or compensation systems and reporting on local and international trends per occupational category and skill level.
  • Review, align and implement salary increase processes and incentive schemes so that increases and bonuses are effected in accordance with the Group’s scheme rules and guidelines
  • Manage payroll administration so that payroll standard and procedures are in place to facilitate compliance and good corporate governance.
  • Facilitate the review, alignment and implementation of all HR processes within the HR value chain so that it complies with Group processes and achieves organizational effectiveness.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Project Factory Engineer

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

Streamline production of standard set of analyses and documents for internal reviews (Expert Panels) and external reviews (Gate Reviews). Develop analytical skills of GITs. Support the Project Factory in robust business case development to ensure that:

  • Capital mega-projects can be staffed with the right resources at the right time;
  • Capital mega-projects are optimised for financial and social returns
  • Business cases use an agreed source of macroeconomic data, scenario - planning inputs (e.g. for demand planning), and impact calculations;
  • Business cases are aligned with the overall strategy and budgets.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate should have either: BTech or equivalent; BSc or equivalent or Minimum of 5 years of experience. Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support teams with standard quantitative and qualitative analyses on engineering solutions, as defined by Experts and members of project team.
  • Support teams with document submission based on agreed templates, as assigned by Experts and Project Scrubbing Mega Lead.
  • Track submission packets to Expert Panel reviews within the Project Factory; ensure that all documents are available to experts.
  • Track submission packets to Gate Review committee; ensure that all documents are submitted by the appropriate date to the necessary parties.
  • Attend weekly training sessions and complete necessary work for industry qualifications.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Project Factory Expert

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

Provide deep expertise to large, complex capital programmes going through the Project Factory in robust business case development to ensure that:

  • Capital mega-projects can be staffed with the right resources at the right time.
  • Capital mega-projects are optimised for financial and social returns.
  • Business cases use an agreed source of macroeconomic data, scenario - planning inputs (e.g. for demand planning), and impact calculations.
  • Business cases are aligned with the overall strategy and budgets.

Expertise to be provided in one of three areas:

  • Business support & commercial (e.g. business case development, procurement, legal etc.).
  • Technical support (e.g. engineering).
  • Project support (e.g. controls, planning, estimating, contracting etc.).

Minimum Requirements:

Prior experience in the process for delivering Capital Projects and in Business Case Development. A BSc or equivalent; BTech or equivalent; BCom or equivalent; Supply Chain and Operations Management Qualification; Risk Management Qualification or Minimum of 10 years experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and/or manage the development of the required modules to deliver the Project Factory curriculum in the relevant area of expertise, taking into account principles of adult learning.
  • Develop and/or manage the development of tools, templates and processes to support programmes in the Project Factory in the relevant area of expertise.
  • Coordinate the part-time and external expert resources in the relevant area of expertise to ensure the right support is provided to programmes going through the Project Factory.
  • Conduct workshops, training sessions and other forums to share best practices and Group policies.
  • Engage in 1:1 and group problem-solving and coaching sessions on their area of expertise.
  • Convene and join expert panels to test programme deliverables in their area of expertise.
  • Remain up to date with industry best practices.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Project Factory Senior Analyst

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

Streamline production of standard set of analyses and documents for internal reviews (Expert Panels) and external reviews (Gate Reviews). Develop analytical skills of GITs. Support the Project Factory in robust business case development to ensure that:

  • Capital mega-projects can be staffed with the right resources at the right time;
  • Capital mega-projects are optimised for financial and social returns
  • Business cases use an agreed source of macroeconomic data, scenario - planning inputs (e.g. for demand planning), and impact calculations;
  • Business cases are aligned with the overall strategy and budgets.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate should have either a: BSc or equivalent; BTech or equivalent; BCom or equivalent or Minimum of 5 years’ of experience. Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support teams with standard quantitative analyses, as defined by Experts and members of project team.
  • Support teams with document submission based on agreed templates, as assigned by Navigators.
  • Track submission packets to Expert Panel reviews within the Project Factory; ensure that all documents are available to experts.
  • Track submission packets to Gate Review committee; ensure that all documents are submitted by the appropriate date to the necessary parties.
  • Attend weekly training sessions and complete necessary work for industry qualifications.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Project Factory – Senior Specialist

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

Streamline production of standard set of analyses and documents for internal reviews (Expert Panels) and external reviews (Gate Reviews). Develop analytical skills of GITs. Support the Project Factory in robust business case development to ensure that:

  • Capital mega-projects can be staffed with the right resources at the right time;
  • Capital mega-projects are optimised for financial and social returns
  • Business cases use an agreed source of macroeconomic data, scenario - planning inputs (e.g. for demand planning), and impact calculations;
  • Business cases are aligned with the overall strategy and budgets.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate should have either a: BSc or equivalent; BTech or equivalent; BCom or equivalent; Project Management Qualification; Supply Chain Management Qualification; Risk Management Qualification or Minimum of 5 years’ experience. Experience in project management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support teams with standard quantitative and qualitative analyses on project controls, risk planning and estimating, and contracting strategy, as defined by Experts and members of project team.
  • Support teams with document submission based on agreed templates, as assigned by Experts and Project Scrubbing Mega Lead.
  • Track submission packets to Expert Panel reviews within the Project Factory; ensure that all documents are available to experts.
  • Track submission packets to Gate Review committee; ensure that all documents are submitted by the appropriate date to the necessary parties.
  • Attend weekly training sessions and complete necessary work for industry qualifications.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Project Scrubbing Mega Lead

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

Create a project scrubbing (cross functional) team internally within The Company to continue the methodologies implemented in the Project Factory. Create a cross functional team that can in the future do detailed reviews of business cases for mega/major projects/programmes and optimisation of Portfolio Tail. Drive cost and timing reductions in individual capital mega-projects across The Company to maximise capital productivity and ensure fiscal responsibility, while balancing the need to drive sustainable business outcomes from these projects. Additionally, this position will support ODs in developing robust cost / timing logic for capital mega-project business cases. Own, manage and maintain the curriculum used in the Project Factory, in supporting large, complex capital programmes in robust business case development to ensure that:

  • Capital mega-projects can be staffed with the right resources at the right time;
  • Capital mega-projects are optimised for financial and social returns
  • Business cases use an agreed source of macroeconomic data, scenario - planning inputs (e.g. for demand planning), and impact calculations;
  • Business cases are aligned with the overall strategy and budgets.

Minimum Requirements:

Prior experience in business case development. Experience leading cross-functional teams with mixed tenures. The candidate should have either: BSc or equivalent; BTech or equivalent; BCom or equivalent; Supply Chain and Operations Management Qualification; Risk Management Qualification or Minimum of 10 years of experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the Capital / Mega team.
  • Review business cases for mega/major projects.
  • “Approve” business cases prior to submission to CAPIC/BADC/BoD.
  • Use the methodologies implemented in Project Factory.
  • Creating our own Project Factory.
  • Assisting OD’s in developing robust business case reviews.
  • Identify, secure and induct sufficient expert resources in a timely manner to satisfy the needs of programme teams in the Project Factory.
  • Define methodology to review the support / advice provided by experts and oversee regular checks of performance (including satisfaction of Project Managers).
  • Manage individual project scrubbing teams to ensure that: best practice in capital project scrubbing is followed; teams learn from each other; and that projects are scrubbed rigorously with high impact results on cost and timing.
  • Work with Business Integration Officers to ensure that scrubbing recommendations do not put other projects at risk.
  • Support ODs in the development of portions of the business case relevant to cost, timing, or otherwise addressable in a project scrubbing context.
  • Manage the development of tools and models to ensure that the use of input data sets is easy, and that the outputs from business cases can be quickly tested.
  • Convene expert panels as required to test the robustness of programme teams’ solutions.
  • Gather feedback on the Project Factory curriculum and manage its continuous improvement.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Manager: Portfolio Updates and Analysis

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose:

Ensure that The Company’s capital portfolio is accurate, up to date, and transparent so that capital allocation decisions are effective and fact-based. Ensure an optimal capital expenditure portfolio for the Group that supports the strategic and financial objectives of the company. Maintain and design systems and procedures to provide value added decision useful information to the relevant level of management. Monitoring of capital investment cash flows. Provision of strategic financial inputs to ensure that the long-term value is created in the company. Develop and monitor adequate risk mitigations strategies for the portfolio.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the applicant can demonstrate that he/she has developed the necessary competencies through experience and focussed financial training, a CA (SA) qualification is required; Preferably with MBA. At least 10 years’ experience in a similar position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Run quarterly updates of the capital portfolio; Analyse the portfolio and compile actionable insights for capital teams, mega project teams and ODs; Create visibility over the impact of trade-offs between different projects within the portfolio; Ensure implementation of a Capital Project Portfolio Management system (CPM) across The Company Group (Compile a comprehensive CPM policy and guideline; Ensure training and support of end users; Perform evaluations and monitoring of the capital programmes by using the applicable CPM tools; Perform viability assessments and recommendations of major capital projects.

Perform post evaluation studies according to the PCR guideline on capital projects undertaken:

  • Consolidate information from various stakeholders to prepare an annual budget, submit to EXCO for approval and communicate the approved budget to stakeholders.
  • Develop the capital budgeting guidelines for the Group in line with the Group accounting policies to ensure consistency and standardisation of the budgeting processes across the Group.
  • Put together an accountability framework to monitor and follow up with businesses any deviations from the Group accounting policies in terms of capital budgeting process.
  • Ensure sound provision of management information through:
  • Compilation of monthly capital expenditure reports for submission to CAPIC committee, CFO and EXCO so that they are always informed of the state of the capital expenses.
  • Conduct detailed analysis of capital expenditure to feed into and effectively monitor the overall capital budget.
  • Develop and monitor adequate risk mitigations strategies for the portfolio.
  • Develop systems and procedures to rank projects between divisions at Group level.
  • Portfolio balancing within operating divisions and at Group level.
  • Portfolio report structuring.
  • Corporate plan input.
  • Develop and maintain processes to update capital budget and to quickly optimise the portfolio to meet short term cash needs and longer term capital requirements.
  • Manage the Corporate plan budgeting cycle.
  • Provide input to the Investment Forum.
  • Ensure adequate/fair capital allocation between divisions and within divisions.
  • Develop capital benchmarks and the prioritisation tool criteria.
  • Development of clearly defined Capex categories that inform capital allocation decisions and setting clear risk –return guidelines.
  • Develop processes to communicate corporate capital productivity across the organisation.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Analyst – Analysis Support, Coordination and Benchmarking

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose:

To support to the Executive Manager - Regulatory Analysis.

Minimum Requirements:

Law Degree, Post Graduate qualification, preferably. Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience in legal compliance and regulatory role is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate the planned freight demand (developed by the Senior Specialist Demand Planning) to port and pipeline demand for infrastructure capacity expansions.
  • Monitor the regulatory environment to identify new applicable regulatory requirements and amendments to existing regulatory requirements.
  • Review regulatory requirements and interact with key stakeholders advising them of the new or amended regulatory requirements for the Company.
  • Coordinate and track comments received from Centre functions and Operating Divisions on draft regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain a register of new and amended regulatory requirements.
  • Draft communications on new Regulatory requirements, amendments or when Regulatory requirements are repealed.
  • Provide support to the Executive Manager on the analysis and interpretation of regulatory requirements for inclusion incompliance control plans.
  • Provide support to the Executive Manager in the interpretation of regulatory requirements for inclusion in compliance monitoring activities.
  • Provide support to the Executive Manager in the maintaining and tracking Statutory Reporting Requirements and Responsibilities.
  • Provide support to the Executive Manager in the on-going awareness of new regulatory requirements.
  • Provide support to the Executive Manager in conducting research and identifying best practice compliance analysis benchmarks, so that the Company can be on par with its counterparts.
  • Provide support to the Executive Manager in the development and implementation of a compliance analysis benchmarking process taking into local and international developments.
  • Reviewing of draft regulatory requirements gazetted for public comment against comparable international regulatory requirements.
  • Co-ordinate comments from OD and TCC functions, where applicable, relating to comments on draft Company policies and procedures.
  • Review draft Company policies and procedures for compliance to relevant regulatory requirements and provide comments.
  • Research regulatory requirements and provide compliance memorandums / opinions
  • Provide support to the Executive Manager to provide “plain language” regulatory requirements in order that it is meaningful to the business.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Analyst & Specialist: Project Scrubbing

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

Streamline production of standard set of analyses and documents for internal reviews (Expert Panels) and external reviews (Gate Reviews). Develop analytical skills of Graduates-in-Training (GITs). Support the Project Factory in robust business case development to ensure that Capital mega-projects can be staffed with the right resources at the right time; Capital mega-projects are optimised for financial and social returns; Business cases use an agreed source of macroeconomic data, scenario planning inputs (e.g. for demand planning), and impact calculations; Business cases are aligned with the overall strategy and budgets.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate should have either a: BSc or equivalent; BTech or equivalent; BCom or equivalent; Project Management Qualification; Supply Chain Management Qualification; Risk Management Qualification; Minimum of 5 years’ experience and Experience in project management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support teams with standard quantitative and qualitative analyses on project controls, risk planning and estimating, and contracting strategy, as defined by Experts and members of project team; Support teams with document submission based on agreed templates, as assigned by experts and Senior Manager: Project Scrubbing; Track submission packets to expert panel reviews within the Project Factory, ensure that all documents are available to experts.
  • Track submission packets to Gate Review Committee, ensure that all documents are submitted by the appropriate date to the necessary parties; Attend weekly training sessions and complete necessary work for industry qualifications.

The position holder will need to:

  • Complete submissions to Expert Panel and Gate Reviews.
  • Timely production and submission of documents.
  • Error-free quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • The position holder owns and manages the creation and maintenance of the Project Factory modules and supporting material in their area of expertise, and in scheduling and managing the required interactions to deliver this content.
  • The Project Factory Manager and Project Scrubbing Mega Lead should be consulted on major changes to the material, curriculum or expert requirements.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Specialist - Capacity Planning

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose:

The position ensures that the planned demand is translated into rail demand infrastructure and rolling stock informed by the strategically defined operating models and capacity breakpoints.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the incumbent can demonstrate that he/she has developed the necessary competencies through experience, an Engineering degree is required with at least 5 years’ experience of Infrastructure and Capital Planning. At least 5 years proven experience in Rail Engineering is essential with 4 years proven experience of project management. Must be in possession of a Drivers licence code B. Must be in a position to travel regularly for visits to project sites and operational environments.

Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of rail logistics and operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of supply chain design and capacity planning.
  • Thorough understanding of commercial management in a transportation / logistics environment.
  • Understanding of business case development and financial analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of rail infrastructure lifecycle management.
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and controls.
  • Solid contextualisation skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate the planned freight demand (developed by the Senior Specialist Demand Planning) to rail demand for infrastructure (train slots) and rolling stock by type, route and network segment.
  • Develop a service design plan and the matrix to inform the transportation model in conjunction with the Senior Specialist Simulation Modelling.
  • Develop the high level train plan required to handle the forecast traffic volume and to accommodate where required scheduled passenger train operations.
  • Set up operational standards and designs. Service designs to match with installed infrastructure capacity.
  • Develop service design plans to inform the rail infrastructure and rolling stock requirements that will most likely ensure sufficient capacity ahead of demand.
  • Develop the required rolling stock fleet plans to reflect the 30 year capital cost and cash-flow programmes.
  • Determine a total system throughput which is influenced by the optimal axle loading, safe train configuration, scheduling, staging, consolidation and crewing.
  • Develop a high level the train service plan for each volume flow including terminal and haulage time and the origin and destination terminal for each flow.
  • Identify train operation enhanced technologies (ECP braking, DP, Dual Voltage Locos, on the fly change over and safety systems) for specific operational models and breakpoints.
  • Identify system capacity constraints and capacity resource requirements in terms of running lines, yards, traction change over, locos, wagons, preparation and inspection facilities, operational staff facilities, planning and control systems and communications systems.
  • Develop alternatives to mitigate capacity constraints and operational readiness fatal flaws.
  • Comprehensively analyse the installed capacity available on the entire rail network and associated hub and terminal infrastructure.
  • Conduct capacity utilisation analysis to understand when and where new capacity will be required in future.
  • Identify and guide the development of technology and infrastructure improvement plans that will most effectively ensure sufficient capacity ahead of demand.
  • Ensure development of the required rolling stock, service design and infrastructure development plans to reflect the 30 year capital cost and cash-flow programmes.
  • Produce a comprehensive risk register for rail development projects. The register will include safety, commercial, operational, spatial, environmental and social risks.
  • Lead the development of projects.
  • Offer support to Group Commercial and TFR with capacity analysis and infrastructure development investigations in support of commercial contract negotiations.
  • Lead and address rail planning issues at various internal and external planning committees.
  • Approve and ensure preparation of planning position papers on behalf of company in response to external queries about long term rail developments and land usage.
  • Provide planning direction and support to the operating units in the development of specific conceptual and pre-feasibility studies and the assessment of component infrastructure plans.
  • Represent company on planning issues to external stakeholders and establish structured planning interfaces with planning authorities to ensure alignment.
  • Strategy and Group Policy on such engagements when required.
  • Ensure the alignment of the rail capital plans with the capital budgeting cycle by engaging with the operating divisions planning functions on an on-going basis.
  • Implement and maintain adequate controls of Group Planning budget with pro-active and prudent cost containment and adherence to company finance and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ensure effective office governance by ensuring monthly reports on progress are comprehensively prepared and presented.
  • Effective management of the rail planning team by ensuring company HR policies and processes are communicated and implemented including performance reviews, skills development and training.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Specialist - FER Studies

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose:

To manage the planning functions of LTPF by providing direction and coordination of infrastructure and rolling stock planning functions in order to create capacity ahead of demand.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the incumbent can demonstrate that he/she has developed the necessary competencies through experience, an Engineering degree is required with at least 5 years’ experience of Infrastructure and Capital Planning is required. At least 5 years proven experience in Rail Engineering is essential. A least 4 years proven experience of project management will be an advantage. Must be in possession of a Drivers licence code B. Must be in a position to travel regularly for visits to project sites and operational environments.

Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge of rail logistics and operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of supply chain design and capacity planning.
  • Thorough understanding of commercial management in a transportation / logistics environment.
  • Understanding of business case development and financial analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of rail infrastructure lifecycle management.
  • Knowledge of Project Management principles and controls.
  • Solid contextualisation skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualise and direct research and planning studies including the early selection, planning, development and approval of capital investment concepts and business cases for project feasibility development.
  • Lead the management of projects.
  • Conduct gap analysis (understanding the difference between the current status quo and the operational requirements) and comparing the current capacity against the opportunities that maybe offered by different capacity creation scenarios.
  • Develop roadmaps which take into account the introduction of new eco-friendly and intelligent technologies to adapt with forces shaping the social change.
  • Develop and update a supply chain model used for rail line capacity creation options development.
  • Concept design methodologies to be used for the various railway engineering designs, i.e. operations, civil and permanent way, signalling and telecommunications, and traction electrification.
  • Conduct financial analysis on the proposed intervention options, including a decision matrix to select the highly likely options to be further investigated.
  • Develop a risk register highlighting key risks and proposed mitigations; Offer support to Group Commercial and TFR Commercial with capacity analysis and infrastructure development investigations in support of commercial contract negotiations.
  • Lead and address rail planning issues at various internal and external planning committees. This includes brainstorming workshops and joint planning meetings.
  • Approve and ensure preparation of planning position papers on behalf of company in response to external queries about long term rail developments and land usage.
  • Provide planning direction and support to the operating units in the development of specific conceptual and pre-feasibility studies and the assessment of component infrastructure plans.
  • Represent company on planning issues to external stakeholders and establish structured planning interfaces with planning authorities to ensure alignment and adoption of the LTPF support Group Strategy and Group Policy on such engagements when required.
  • Ensure the alignment of the rail capital plans with the capital budgeting cycle by engaging with the operating divisions planning functions on an on-going basis.
  • Implement and maintain adequate controls of Group Planning budget with pro-active and prudent cost containment and adherence to company finance and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ensure effective office governance by ensuring monthly reports on progress are comprehensively prepared and presented.
  • Effective management of the rail planning team by ensuring company HR policies and processes are communicated and implemented including performance reviews, skills development and training.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Specialist – Ports and Pipeline Capacity Planning

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose:

The main purpose of this position is to undertake and guide the development in the capacity planning of port and pipeline infrastructure.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the incumbent can demonstrate that he/she has developed the necessary competencies through experience, an Engineering degree is required. At least 5 years’ experience of Infrastructure and Capital Planning. 5 years proven experience in port and/or pipeline engineering is essential. 4 years proven experience of Project Management will be an advantage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translate the planned freight demand (developed by the Senior Specialist Demand Planning) to port and pipeline demand for infrastructure capacity expansions.
  • Develop the high level capacity plans required to handle the forecast cargo volume.
  • Set up operational standards and designs. Service designs to match with installed infrastructure capacity.
  • Develop service design plans to inform the port and pipeline infrastructure requirements that will most likely ensure sufficient capacity ahead of demand.
  • Identify system capacity constraints and capacity resource.
  • Develop alternatives to mitigate capacity constraints and operational readiness fatal flaws.
  • Comprehensively analyse the installed capacity available on the port and pipeline network and associated hub and terminal infrastructure.
  • Conduct capacity utilisation analysis to understand when and where new capacity will be required in future.
  • Identify and guide the development of technology and infrastructure improvement plans that will most effectively ensure sufficient capacity ahead of demand.
  • Ensure development of infrastructure development plans to reflect the 30 year capital cost and cash-flow programmes.
  • Integrate port and pipeline development plans with other planning functions (rail planning) in, and optimise short term (0 - 7 years), medium term (8-15 years) and long term (16-30 years) infrastructure capital investments.
  • Produce a comprehensive risk register for port and pipeline development projects. The register will include safety, commercial, operational, spatial, environmental and social risks.
  • Lead the development of projects during the PLP FEL1 and FEL 2 process stages and gates
  • Offer support to Group Commercial, The Company Extensions with capacity analysis and infrastructure development investigations in support of commercial contract negotiations.
  • Lead and address port and pipeline planning issues at various internal and external planning committees.
  • Approve and ensure preparation of planning position papers on behalf of the Company in response to external queries about long term port and pipeline developments and land usage.
  • Provide planning direction and support to the operating units in the development of specific conceptual and pre-feasibility studies and the assessment of component infrastructure plans.
  • Represent the Company on planning issues to external stakeholders and establish structured planning interfaces with planning authorities to ensure alignment and adoption of the LTPF; support Group Strategy and Group Policy on such engagements when required.
  • Ensure the alignment of the port and pipeline capital plans with the capital budgeting cycle by engaging with the operating divisions planning functions on an on-going basis.
  • Implement and maintain adequate controls of Group Planning budget with pro-active and prudent cost containment and adherence to the Company finance and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ensure effective office governance by ensuring monthly reports on progress are comprehensively prepared and presented.
  • Effective management of the port and pipeline planning team by ensuring the Company HR policies and processes are communicated and implemented including performance reviews, skills development and training.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Specialist – Rail Physical Planning

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg Metropolitan

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose:

To formulate and maintain the rail planning component of the Long Term Planning Framework.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the incumbent can demonstrate that he/she has developed the necessary competencies through experience, an Engineering degree is required. At least 3 years’ experience of Infrastructure and Capital Planning. 5 years proven experience in Rail Engineering is essential. 3 years proven experience of Project Management will be an advantage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulate and develop the rail components of the Long Term Planning Framework (LTPF) and supporting rail network plans.
  • Develop rail infrastructure solutions and the rail components of the Company’s Long Term Planning Framework (LTPF) and supporting rail network plans.
  • Carry out comprehensive analysis and understanding of the installed capacity available on the entire rail network and associated hub and terminal infrastructure.
  • Conduct capacity utilisation analysis to understand when and where new capacity will be required in future.
  • Identify capacity constraints in terms of running lines, yards, traction systems, traffic control and maintenance systems.
  • Develop infrastructure improvement plans that will most likely ensure sufficient capacity ahead of demand and evaluation the effectiveness of the capacity interventions.
  • Identification and planning of future rolling stock requirements based on the infrastructure capacity requirement.
  • Develop the required infrastructure development plans and programming of phases to reflect the 30 year capital cost and cash-flow programmes.
  • Identify and maintain the dependencies and critical path amongst capacity interventions for all infrastructure improvement plans within the LTPF.
  • Identify missing railway links, upgrading of existing infrastructure, the construction of new railway infrastructure and logistics facilities (including roads interface) with the view to establish an integrated and seamless supply chain through multimodal transport system LTPF alignment with National Development Framework (i.e. SIPS) SADC Regional railways connectivity alignment with the aim to establish efficient, integrated, safe and environmentally sustainable regional railway corridors linking all SADC Member States and countries beyond Project management of new rail alignment development and line upgrade studies utilising the most appropriate methods and technologies to derive to an optimum supply chain solution.
  • Conduct research and planning studies including the early selection, planning, development and approval of capital investment concepts and business cases for project feasibility development.
  • Lead the managements of projects during the FER, FEL-1, and FEL-2 through Project Lifecycle Process (PLP) and participate in Gate Reviews Processes.
  • Produce a comprehensive risk register for rail developments projects in order to develop mitigation statements and remedial actions to ensure that project are not negatively impacted.
  • Project management service and expertise in managing sustainable projects throughout the project lifecycle process to achieve various organizational objectives.
  • Managing the procurement of professional services, contractors and other goods and services within the prescribed legislative and policy requirements.
  • Financial management including but not limited to budgeting, expenditure management and reporting.
  • Ensuring that all project information is accurately kept up to date for effective project review and strategic decision making.
  • Identify project development fatal flaws by analysing engineering hydrological, geotechnical, topographical, structural, signalling, civil, telecoms and electrical reports.
  • Engage with technical experts on rail development plans.
  • Prepare planning position papers on behalf of the Company in response to external queries about long term rail developments and land usage.
  • Provide support to the operating division in the development of specific conceptual and pre-feasibility studies and the assessment of component of infrastructure plans.
  • Ensure the alignment of the rail capital plans with the capital budgeting cycle by engaging with the operating divisions planning functions as an on-going basis.
  • Provide technical inputs at various internal and external forums.
  • Ensure effective office governance by ensuring monthly reports on progress are comprehensively prepared and reported.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Manager – BBBEE (Contract)

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE  

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

To provide support and assistance to the General Manager: Legal and Compliance. To assist The Company Pipelines Exco and management in discharging their responsibility to comply with Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act, 2003 (Act No 53 of 2003), Regulations and relevant Sector and Subsector Codes. To develop and continuously improve The Company Pipelines BBBEE Scorecard by providing strategic direction and alignment of the business. To provide leadership, direction and support to pillar champions for Management Control, Employment Equity, Skills Development, Preferential Procurement, Enterprise Development and Socio Economic Development in order to achieve The Company’s BBBEE targets. To track and report on performance and keep abreast with regulatory developments and leading practices.

Minimum Requirements:

Unless the applicant can demonstrate that that he/she has developed the necessary competencies through experience, a Legal or business related qualification is required. Law OR B.Com Degree. Post Graduate Qualification, Compliance Certificate. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in legal compliance and regulatory role is required. In-depth knowledge of applicable legislation, regulations and frameworks. Sound knowledge of B-BBEE Act, Employment Equity Act and Skills Development Act. Knowledge of training methodologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide The Company Pipelines with strategic direction in terms of its BBBEE function.
  • Assist with developing, maintaining and implementing The Company Pipelines BBBEE strategy aligned to the Strategic plan and ensure communication to all stakeholders. Manage the execution of strategy including the reporting timelines.
  • Sign-off on all reports including the BBBEE scorecard.
  • Facilitate communication between the Business and The Company Stakeholders.
  • Advising on DTI Codes and legal requirements including inviting comments from internal stakeholders on draft regulatory requirements and drafting and submitting comments to The Company on the draft regulatory requirements.
  • Analyse BBBEE data and perform the calculations for the BBBEE scorecard.
  • Preparation of the verification pack.
  • Provide The Company Pipelines with strategic direction in terms of its BBBEE function.
  • To identify, guide and direct BBBEE compliant Enterprise Development and Socio Economic Development initiatives in line with allocated budgets, including where necessary structuring agreements with qualifying beneficiaries, liaising and delivering the agreed strategy for these elements.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable legislation and regulation.
  • Ensure where necessary that BBBEE matters are effectively communicated within The Company Pipelines as well as The Company.
  • In conjunction with HR, identifying, developing, guiding and overseeing the implementation and execution of Skills Development and Employment Equity specific projects to maximise scores under these pillars.
  • Ensure firm supplier engagement maintaining ethical end competition requirements.
  • Ensure customer centric approach by focusing on the value add to The Company Pipelines customers at reasonable cost.
  • Maintain a healthy network with all stakeholders including Operating Divisions.
  • Participate in Employment Equity and Skills Development Committees to ensure inclusion of BBBEE targets and requirements.
  • Oversee the management and tracking of Preferential Procurement contracts, supplier development and supplier performance.
  • Ensure sound internal relations between pre identified stakeholders and subject matter experts in procurement functions in delivery of Preferential Procurement targets and objectives.
  • Engage with supplier development forums to ensure development of suppliers, to increase performance of current compliant suppliers and to provide compliant suppliers to fill gaps identified in the sourcing plan.
  • Ensure monthly reporting of Preferential Procurement scores by The Company Pipelines are collated and reviewed.
  • Ensure effective Preferential Procurement scorecard formulation.
  • Assist with developing, implementing and reviewing Preferential Procurement policies and procedures and assist with alignment with the group strategies.
  • Facilitating focused interventions with end-users, suppliers and other stakeholders to ensure Preferential Procurement targets in The Company Pipelines are met.
  • Contribute to the Preferential Procurement Strategy.
  • Coordinate the sourcing of BBBEE certificates.
  • Drive achievement of transformation targets.
  • Assist in the development of the transformation strategy, programmes and communications.
  • Ensure and give guidance to culture improvement and change management programmes and interventions.
  • Give advice on change management matters to ensure that change within The Company Pipelines takes place.
  • Build and maintain a database of applicable legislation and codes dealing with transformation in South Africa.
  • Compile and submit relevant BEE submissions.
  • Consult with The Company functions on BBBEE and transformation.
  • Assessment of individual, team, The Company Pipelines, leadership and organisational culture.
  • Assessment of individual, team, The Company Pipelines, leadership and organisational culture.
  • Registration and participation in relevant industry and organisational forums.
  • Co-responsible for the formulation and implementation of Preferential Procurement orientated sourcing plans.
  • Give advice on Preferential Procurement approach to contracting.
  • Give advice on Preferential Procurement contracts, identification of suppliers for development and supplier performance.
  • Implement the BBBEE Codes of Good Practice.
  • Coordinate BBBEE Reporting by The Company Pipelines on a monthly basis.
  • Engage with key suppliers on the update of BBBEE certificates and address transformational strategies.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Claims Consultant

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Negotiable

Minimum Requirements:

Matric essential. Insurance related qualifications e.g. COP and HCII. 4 years insurance related experience, preferably Homeowners products in a claims assessment role. 5 Years underwriting and claims. 5 Years HOC Claims Experience.

Key Responsibilities:

Effective Claims processing:

  • Authorize all claims within set mandate
  • Ensure that all claims within the designated portfolio are effectively and timeously processed within the stipulated turn around times
  • Ensure that the agreed productivity targets are consistently achieved.
  • Attend to customer complaints within stipulated timeframes, act on the root cause(s) and maintain an accurate aggregate record of all complaints.
  • Attend to your daily operational diary system
  • Ensure that all payments made are accurate and to the appropriate service providers.
  • Ensure that an accurate record of all interactions with customers is maintained, including an accurate and comprehensive description of how the incident occurred and event log notes
  • Ensure that the customers are always provided with all the necessary information if unsatisfied with the rejection
  • Ensure that the amazing service principles are adhered to at all times.
  • Peruse, analyze, understand and question the assessment findings before communicating in technical detail with customers, loss adjusters.
  • Think laterally in dealing with claims and engage relevant parties to consult or debate circumstances of claims.
  • If a claim is suspicious refer to management en-route to internal forensics division.
  • Determine that an endorsement is warranted on a specific policy in light of adverse claims history or particular circumstances.
  • Handle rejections and difficult clients in a fair, sensitive and persuasive oral manner while being assertive.
  • Decide which appropriate specialist service providers to engage on each claim, if necessary, such as engineers, etc.

Effective planning, problem solving and decision making:

  • Manage the correct, consistent interpretation and application of the policy wording and ensure that all claims are treated equitably.
  • Determine whether the reported incident is claimable.
  • Peruse, analyze, understand and question the assessment findings before communicating in technical detail with customers, loss adjusters.
  • Think laterally in dealing with claims and engage relevant parties to consult or debate circumstances of claims.
  • If a claim is suspicious refer to management en-route to internal forensics division.
  • Determine that an endorsement is warranted on a specific policy in light of adverse claims history or particular circumstances.
  • Handle rejections and difficult clients in a fair, sensitive and persuasive oral manner while being assertive.
  • Decide which appropriate specialist service providers to engage on each claim, if necessary, such as engineers, etc.

Effective Relationship Building:

Internal:

  • Daily relationships with:
  • Payment authorization and finance division with regards to payments and service delivery issues
  • Customer contact centre with regard to customer complaints and technical support,
  • Policy Administration to advise of any policy amendments or client queries / requests
  • New Claims/Servicing area to advise on any noted anomies or trends that could be affecting effective processing of claims
  • Supply Management to ensure that the service providers strictly adhere to the current service level agreement.
  • Daily interactions with management to advise of any contentious matters or urgent claims that require attention or authorisation.

External:

  • Daily relationships with:
  • Customer base in dealing with queries or providing feedback proactively.
  • Panel or non-panel service providers ensuring customer service delivery especially loss adjusters, quantity surveyors, forensics experts, etc.
  • SAHL representatives on various customer issue.
  • Internal and external auditors during interim or final company audits.

Values and self development:

  • Align personal values and team values to the company's culture and values.
  • Take responsibility for personal development and career pathing.
  • Subscribe to the company's code of ethics.
  • Enhance the reputation and brand of your department and the company at all times.
  • Comply with all legislation governing the organisation.
  • Support and encourage the Amazing service culture.

 

 

Title of the Position:

.Net Developer - Durban

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

Matric is essential. A B Sc Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, a B Comm. Business Information Systems (BIS) Degree, or a very high quality Technikon Diploma. One year plus experience in web application interface development using J Query, JavaScript, CSS/LESS and ASP.Net MVC/Web API. Comfortable using SOLID object oriented principals on a daily basis. Experience using Object Relational Mappers (ORM) and IOC containers would be a bonus. Test Driven Development (TDD)/BDD experience would be a bonus but is not essential. Architectural considerations and best practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain in-house solutions using C# code, ASP.net Web API and front-end technologies/frameworks including JavaScript (J Query, Angular JS, Underscore JS, Karma/Jasmine) and CSS/LESS.
  • Develop systems within SA Home Loans domain model architecture on the .net platform.
  • Write code within the prescribed technologies and environments, and to comply with coding best practices.
  • Code to meet the high level of expertise and experience required of this role.
  • Comply with IT selected technologies and development environments, development and management methodologies.
  • Learn and develop within SA Home Loans architecture.
  • Implement systems enhancements to meet business need.
  • Implement solutions from specifications determined by the Business Analyst Team.
  • Correct system bugs/errors on existing systems.
  • Exercise technical consistency within the IT environment.
  • Demonstrate culture of individual leadership and development and exhibit progressive attitude to technology and career.

 

Title of the Position:

Personal Lending Sales Consultant

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

Matric essential. 1 year Sales experience. Preferred Experience:- 2 years and above sales experience within finance industry. Call centre experience required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To sell the Personal Loan product.
  • To liaise with the client and credit department in order to effectively and efficiently process the payment of the loan to the client.

Alignment to business driver/strategy:

  • Reputable and trusted provider of unsecured lending to clients.
  • Providing clients with the choice to take control of their finances through access to funds and debt consolidation.
  • Aligned with the company wide policy of amazing service.
  • Aligned with the Sales/Marketing drive towards products which are packaged to suit a client’s need.

Marketing the Personal Loan Product:

  • To educate the client on all benefits and costs associated with the product being offered and the administration process that will be followed should the client be interested in either product.

Sale of the Personal loan Product:

  • Explain terms and conditions of loan and calculate offers for clients.
  • Capture legal entity details, income and expenditure, request documents and send quotation.
  • Confirm approval/decline with credit.
  • Revert back to client, complete disclosure requirements and send final agreement.
  • Manage workflow, follow up on matters which remain unresolved or incomplete.

 

Title of the Position:

Property Finance Consultants x 10

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Pretoria, Durban, Johannesburg, Pietermaritzburg

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

Matric essential. Minimum 2 years proven track record in sales (sales leagues / rankings, records and achievements). Must have operated in an environment that requires proactive prospecting (a hunter). Must have worked in a pressurised sales environment. Exceptionally strong admin skill set. Preferred: 3 years sales experience, preferably in a home loans environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To actively prospect potential home loan clients, then by using the appropriate needs analysis based sales techniques, either switches them from other financial institutions or to offer them a new home finance package that is tailor made and accompanied by amazing service.

Alignment to business driver/strategy:

  • To ensure that roll up branch, regional and national targets are achieved and hence contribute to maximising company profits and shareholder value.

Source potential clients:

  • Using proactive prospecting methods: Create a strong network of potential clients through ongoing partnering and relationship building; information mining; conducting corporate presentations, outbound calls, social activities, etc.
  • Using measurable reactive methods:
  • (1) SAPTG letters, (2) flyers, (3) faxmark marketing initiatives, (4) call duties, (5) Referral campaigns, etc.

Identify needs:

  • Identify the primary financial and emotional needs of the potential client by asking open ended questions and then actively listening to their responses.
  • Pre-qualify the potential client through understanding their background situation and linking it to the credit matrix.
  • Identify the financial problems / challenges faced by the potential client and the impact it is having on them.
  • Should potential client not qualify, keep their details for possible future follow-up.

Match relevant product package to relevant need:

  • Using outstanding product knowledge, present the features and benefits of a product package to the potential client in such a way that it meets their need and solves their problems.
  • Explain to the potential client the procedure taken to process their application.
  • Apply the correct credit criteria when assessing the file.

Explain the LOA and close the deal:

  • Explain all the important figures, conditions and terminology in the LOA.
  • Close the deal by first summarising the benefits of the relevant product package as it relates to the identified need, then asking for the business.

Maintain customer contact and follow-up:

  • Update the client on every step of the process after the deal is concluded.
  • Explain answers to questions from clients accurately and clearly.
  • Keep in contact with the client even after LOA has been signed.
  • On signing LOA, get referrals from client.

Applications capture and file construction:

  • Application completed and captured.
  • Supporting documents acquired.
  • File packaged for Branch Admin.

Aligned values and self development:

  • Align your personal values to the company values
  • Take responsibility for your personal development

 

Title of the Position:

Receptionist / Admin

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Nelspruit

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

Matric essential. Certificate – Secretarial / Receptionist Skills. 2 to 3 years experience in Reception and Office admin / Client service functions.

Key Responsibilities:

Receptionist Function:

  • Manage the Reception area.
  • Assist walk in customers.
  • Posting of communication to clients.
  • Updating Halo system with correct client details.
  • Managing and distributing all incoming mail.
  • Managing email communication (24 hour turnaround).
  • Responsible for ordering of branch stationery and marketing materials. Responsible for all incoming and outgoing branch courier service.
  • Observe office hours, contribute positively to the morale of the admin team, take pro-active steps to ensure the neatness and appeal of the reception area.

Ad-hoc Administrator Function:

  • Fulfil Ad-hoc administration functions as and when required by the regional manager and admin team - checking that documents are on Datastor as submitted.
  • Ensuring daily attendance registers are complete for leave and sick leave.
  • Responsible for call duty rosters.
  • Assist with drawing of ITC's, assist with capturing of new matters on Halo, general filing.

Aligned to Values and Self Development:

  • Align personal values to the company's culture and values.
  • Take responsibility for your personal development and career pathing.
  • Subscribe to company's code of ethics.
  • Manage your behaviours to enhance the reputation and brand of your department and the company at all times.
  • Comply with all legislation governing the organisation.
  • Support and encourage the amazing service culture.

 

Title of the Position:

TEMPS! TEMPS! TEMPS!

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Various

Salary:

Negotiable

Minimum Requirements:

Calling all temps with 3-4 years corporate experience. Register your CV now for exciting opportunities at blue chip companies. Matric is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

Huge Demand for Secretarial, reception, debtors, creditors, bookkeeping, payroll and customer service.